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    ANALYSIS: What we know about Obasanjo’s new political party, ADC – Premium Times Newspaper

    As Nigerians were wrapping up their activities for the day, a sudden development broke on the political front that could fundamentally reshape the electoral map in 2019: former President Olusegun Obasanjo, leader of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), announced his group’s decision to...
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    Undergraduate allegedly steals neighbour’s car, sells for N120,000 – Premium Times Newspaper

    A 21-year-old university student, Opemiposi Okunuga, who allegedly stole his neighbour’s car and resold it, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Mr Okunuga, who resides at Oke-Odo, Abule- Egba, a Lagos suburb, is facing a charge of stealing. He, however, pleaded not …...
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    19 million Nigerians now pay tax – Osinbajo – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday declared open the 2018 edition of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) conference with a revelation that the nation had increased its tax net from 14 million in May 2017 to 19 million this year. Mr Osinbajo, who was the Special...
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    Teenage wife remanded for allegedly killing husband with `rat poison’ – Premium Times Newspaper

    A Kano Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded a 16-year-old housewife, accused of poisoning her husband to death, in a children’s remand home. The defendant, who lives at Shittar village, Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, is facing a count charge of culpable homicide. …...
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    Oyegun’s actions ‘civilian coup’ against party – Governorship Candidate – Premium Times Newspaper

    A former member of the Senate has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, of taking actions capable of returning the party to the ”undemocratic dark days of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).” The governorship candidate of the party in …...
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    Protest as Ekiti University charges each student N13,500 for internet – Premium Times Newspaper

    Students of the Ekiti State University on Monday protested against the alleged high internet ‎connection fee being charged by the management of the institution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at as early as 7.30 a.m., the students had converged..... Read more via Premium...
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    Police recruitment: 1,113 begin screening in Lagos – Premium Times Newspaper

    No fewer than 1,113 applicants began screening in Lagos State on Monday for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force. About 6,000 applicants were shortlisted for the exercise nationwide. The presiding officer for the screening, Okon Otoyo, gave the figure at the Police College, Ikeja, venue...
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    Police silent on Senate’s mace theft three weeks after – Premium Times Newspaper

    Three weeks after the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by hoodlums who carted away the mace, the Nigerian Police have refused to provide update on the investigation and prosecution of the perpetrators. The Police failed to respond to PREMIUM TIMES’ enquiries on the whereabouts of … Read...
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    Israeli troops fire tear gas, live rounds at Palestinian protesters – Premium Times Newspaper

    Israeli troops fired tear gas and live rounds at Palestinian protesters on the Gaza-Israel border on Friday during a long-running demonstration in which 43 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire in April. There were no early reports of deaths or injuries at the five … Read more...
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    Tuface counsels Nigerian youth on 2019 polls – Premium Times Newspaper

    A Nigerian singer, Innocent Idibia, also known by his stage name “Tuface” has called on Nigerian youth to register for their Permanent Voters Cards (PVC), ahead of 2019 general elections. He made the call at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Campus Outreach program on `Youth...
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    OAU reacts to closure for tax default – Premium Times Newspaper

    The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has reacted to the closure of the institution by the Osun State Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over tax default of N1.8 billion. Reacting to the closure, the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Abiodun Olanrewaju, appealed to...
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    Politics God will judge Jonathan, OBJ others for mismanaging Nigeria’s resources — Buhari – Premium Times

    President Muhammadu Buhari has taken another swipe at successive Peoples Democratic Party administrations between 1999 and 2015, saying God will judge them for mismanaging the country’s resources. Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2I75cAc -- Get More Nigeria Political News
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    FRSC blames construction companies for accidents – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed worry over the high rate of accidents at road construction sites in the country. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Monday, Mr Oyeyemi said that most of the accidents were caused … Read more via...
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    Court adjourns El-Rufai’s defamation suit against Union Newspapers – Premium Times Newspaper

    A Kaduna State High Court has adjourned till June 25, the suit on alleged defamation filed against the Union Newspapers by Governor Nasiru El-Rufa’i. The adjournment followed the non-tendering of the assets declaration documents of Mr El-Rufa’i by the Code of Conduct Bureau when he … Read...
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    Stop whittling down Buhari’s achievements, Lai Mohammed tells critics – Premium Times Newspaper

    The federal government has slammed critics of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for allegedly distorting facts and whittling the achievements of the administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the remarks when he spoke with journalists in New...
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    Two Cameroonians jailed for illegally acquiring Nigerian passports – Premium Times Newspaper

    Justice I. M. Sanni of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo on Friday sentenced two Cameroonians, Ebwe Michael and Ngu Tiku to 18 years imprisonment each for illegally acquiring Nigerian Passports. Mr Sanni, however, gave the defendants an option to pay N500,000 each as … Read more via...
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    How APC governors clashed, tackled each other at party meeting – Premium Times Newspaper

    Heated arguments broke out among All Progressives Congress’ governors during a strategy meeting at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. The governors held the meeting to discuss the party’s upcoming national convention and election..... Read more...
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    Court orders rehearing of case challenging election of Amaju Pinnick – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a decision of the Appeal Court which nullified the rehearing of a case challenging the leadership of Nigeria’s Football Federation (NFF). A five-member panel of the court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, ordered the … Read more via...
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    Benue killings: Catholic Bishops call for Buhari’s resignation – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has demanded the resignation of President Muhammadu over rampant killings across the country. In a reaction to the recent killings in Benue state where suspected herdsmen attacked Saint Ignatius Catholic Church, and killed 19 people, including...
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    Senate asks NNPC to refund N216 billion spent as subsidy in 2017 – Premium Times Newspaper

    The Senate has asked the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to refund N216 billion paid by the commission as subsidy in 2017. The lawmakers unanimously agreed that the money be repaid to the Consolidated Revenue Fund, saying its expenditure is illegal. This position was part …...
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